Yesterday, Reliance Industries has published Q2FY21 numbers to the exchanges. Being in an unlisted market, we are more interested in the performance of Reliance Retail, the darling stock of investors which has already given 3x return in the last 1.5 year.
Reliance Retail Quarterly Performance
Reliance Retail in Q2FY21 clocked revenue of 36566 Crores, degrowth of just 1% in the same quarter last year despite business disruption due to COVID-19. However, if we compare Q2FY21 to Q1FY21, there is a growth of 30% which shows that Reliance Retail business is almost back at the Pre-COVID level.
Reliance Retail EBITDA is down by 14% YoY and stands at 1986 Crores. The EBITDA margins in Q2FY21 stood at 5.4% which is down from the 6.3% level in the same quarter last year.
In Q2FY21, Reliance Retail has added 232 new stores. 54 in North, 84 in South, 40 in East, and 54 in the West.
COVID-19 Updates on Business
1. Store functioning continued to be impacted, but progressively eased during the quarter- 85% stores operational (1Q: 50%), of which half could operate fully.
2. Footfalls steadily recovering, though still lower particularly in fashion & lifestyle and malls- At 75% for the quarter (1Q: 43%), with September at 85% of pre-COVID levels
Fund Raising this quarter
Reliance Retail in the last quarter has raised 37,170 Crores from different investors across the world. The detail is mentioned below.
|Name of the Investor||Amount Invested (Cr)||% Shares Allotted|
|Silver Lake Holdings||7500||1.64%|
|Silver Lake Holdings & Co-Investors||1875||0.41%|
Reliance Retail Valuation
Reliance Retail has given 8.22% stakes to investors for Rs. 37710 Crores.
This means, 1% stake valued at = 4587 Crores
100% stake valued at = 4,58,759 Crores.
With total outstanding shares of 498 Crores as of 31.03.2020, the per-share value comes out at 921 per share.